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The deadly embrace : religion, politics, and violence in India and Pakistan, 1947-2002

Author: Ian Talbot; Coventry University. Centre for South Asian Studies.; Balliol College (University of Oxford)
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Subcontinent divided.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work brings together essays on incidences of religious violence from the period of the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, down to the 2002 Gujarat pogrom. The individual chapters, written by leading experts and research students, provide important comparative studies into sectarian and communal violence in India and Pakistan. The political uses of violence and the role of the state in abetting or
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Deadly embrace.
Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607903196
Online version:
Deadly embrace.
Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608742576
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Talbot; Coventry University. Centre for South Asian Studies.; Balliol College (University of Oxford)
ISBN: 9780195473643 0195473647
OCLC Number: 86118315
Notes: Based on presentations at a workshop on Mar. 26, 2004; organized by the Centre for South Asian Studies at Coventry University and Balliol College, University of Oxford.
Description: xvii, 191 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The 1947 Violence in the Punjab / Ian Talbot --
2. Partition and the Absence of Communal Violence in Malerkotla / Pippa Virdee --
3. Out of Control? Partition Violence and the State in Uttar Pradesh / Yasmin Khan --
4. The State and Religious Diversity in Post-Independence India / Gurharpal Singh --
5. The Development of an Institutionalized Riot System in Meerut City, 1961 to 1982 / Paul R. Brass --
6. The 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots in Delhi / Angela Harlock --
7. The Gujarat Carnage / Asghar Ali Engineer --
8. Political Sources of Islamic Militancy in Pakistan / Mohammad Waseem --
9. Islamic Militancy and Violence in Pakistan / Yunas Samad.
Series Title: Subcontinent divided.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Talbot.
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The connection between religion, politics and violence is a controversial and pressing concern in the life of the subcontinent. This study attempts to unpick some of these linkages by means of a  Read more...

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